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We are a region defined by connection. Here, the Cincinnati USA CVB connects qualified travel, trade and news journalists, freelancers and bloggers with information and resources to tell the stories of the Cincinnati region.



PRESS RELEASES

Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine Names Julie Calvert 2019 Apex Award Recipient

2019-08-08 :: Julie Calvert, president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau, was honored with the 2019 Apex Award for Distinguished Service from Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine. Calvert received the award on July 27 during the International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Summit & Trade Show in Miami.   More >

New events and experiences slated for Cincinnati Music Festival

2019-07-22 :: A series of new events and experiences focused on celebrating inclusion and empowering communities will take place in conjunction with the Cincinnati Music Festival, presented by P&G. Hosted by the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau via its Vibe Cincinnati platform, the new programming adds to the already robust collection of experiences taking place throughout the week, beginning Wednesday, July 24 and running through Sunday, July 28.    More >

Native American Catholics convene in Sharonville to celebrate faith and culture

2019-07-15 :: Nearly 1,000 Native American Catholics from throughout the U.S. will come together at the Sharonville Convention Center for the 80th Annual Tekakwitha National Conference, July 17-21, 2019. Named after Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, a young Mohawk/Algonquin woman of the 17th century, the conference focuses on reinforcing Catholic identities among Indigenous communities. The Tekakwitha Conference is the only Catholic Native American religious organization in North America.    More >

Sharonville Convention Center opens Mothers Retreat in memory of colleague

2019-07-12 :: The Mothers Retreat is a newly designed space at the Sharonville Convention Center for lactating mothers to nurse or care for their children. The convention center will officially open the Kim Haas Memorial Mothers Retreat today in honor of former sales manager Kim Haas who passed away from cancer in February 2019. Haas worked at the Sharonville Convention Center for more than 11 years.   More >

Cincinnati USA CVB Hires Tricia Suit as New Visitor Experience Manager

2019-07-08 :: The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired Tricia Suit, a top-tier community builder and experience marketer, to fill the role of Visitor Experience Manager. Suit will oversee operations at the Cincinnati USA Visitor Center, manage the Cincy USA Tourism Ambassador Program and create and implement new strategies to welcome the 26 million people who visit the region each year.   More >

IN THE NEWS

21 of America's Most Unique Art Towns
July 18, 2019 :: CUBESMART - Art is meant to challenge, inspire, question, and surprise. These towns stand out for embracing art in unique and fresh ways. This is not a list of the obvious. We know groundbreaking work happens in NYC, and that San Francisco's history is littered with non-conformist creators. This list is to celebrate the underrated places and artists that well deserve to be appreciated in our time.
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Exclusive: Best cities for a short trip in the US, according to Hotwire
July 15, 2019 :: USA TODAY - Eyes glazed over from staring into your work computer every day? Or maybe you're eager to explore a new city outside of your backyard? Perhaps it's time for a quick trip. Today, Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for quick trips ?– getaways of 72 hours or less. The travel booking site analyzed and scored over 10,000 data points and 250 cities on three main factors: best bang for your buck, ease of arrival and things to do. More >
The birthplace of aviation marks the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing
July 6, 2019 :: LONELY PLANET - There aren’t many places in America that have sent more astronauts into orbit than Ohio, and this summer, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, the state is throwing a serious party to celebrate.
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Four of a Kind
July 1, 2019 :: TRAILBLAZER MAGAZINE - For a variety of historical reasons, the United States has several destinations with the nickname of "Queen City" or something similarly regal. Several of the royal nicknames can be traced back to monarchies in England or on mainland Europe, while other cities called the Queen City, or the like, have earned the moniker in a different manner.  More >
Couples' trips: 9 outdoor getaways in the US where romance and adventure meet
June 21, 2019 :: USA TODAY - You don't have to book an expensive international trip in order to enjoy a romantic vacation for two. All over the country, there are adventures waiting to be experienced together. More >
Covington's legendary leader, Tom Dibello
2019-08-20 :: More >
A horse lover's legacy nourishes the community and provides an elegant home for events
2019-08-20 :: More >
Oriental Wok owners selected to compete in the first episode of a new Food Network series
2019-08-20 :: More >
New Kings Island “giga coaster” will attract riders from around the world
2019-08-20 :: More >
Cincinnati has 16 of the top 50 startups to watch in the state
2019-08-20 :: More >